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Member Spotlight on Kalah Blue!

Kalah-It is so nice to have you part of our Prevail family as your enthusiasm, dedication to help others succeed, & overall personality in the gym is pure Awesomeness!  You have accomplished so much & continue to do so on a daily basis!  Your dedication to your fitness is inspiring for others!  Nothing like running ____ miles, coming to do CrossFit, & then doing SweatFit on some of your days and you still look like a Rockstar!  Get practicing on those ring muscle-ups & you will have them in no time!  And, we all know you are capable of going to Nationals & breaking the Powerlifting Bench Press record since you accomplish anything you put your mind to!  :)

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What is your name?  Kalah Blue

Any nickname/s you would like to share with us?  Blue :)

Current place of employment:  US Customs & Border Protection at O'Hare

How long have you been CrossFitting for?  About 3 1/2 years

How many days a week do you normally CrossFit?  LOL!  I try to take a rest day (6'ish days)

Biggest CrossFit Accomplishment?  Finally getting Bar Muscle Ups

Favorite CrossFit exercise/skill to do:  Anytime I get to lift heavy stuff!  I love Overhead Squats

Least favorite CrossFit exercise/skill to do:  Screw Pull-Ups LOL

Top short term goal:  Start making myself get on the rings & attempt some ring muscle ups

Top long term goal:  Go to Nationals & break the Powerlifting Bench Press Record

Favorite time to work out each day:  Morning, 9:15 is my sweet spot

Favorite WOD music:  80's music or anything Hannah dances to, LOL!

Favorite healthy food:  Zucchini

Favorite cheat food:  Chocolate donuts from Riverside Bakery

If you could have any super power what would it be?  X-ray vision

If you could describe CrossFit in only 3 words, what would they be?  Best Thing Ever!

In 10 years where do you hope to be?  At CrossFit Prevail lifting heavy stuff!

Who is/are your biggest CrossFit supporter/s?  My awesome wife Kim & my CrossFit wife Tiffany.  Coach Josh is also amazing, anytime I'm at a competition he never hesitates to jump in & coach!

If you were trapped on a desert island what 3 things would you bring with you assuming that water, food, & shelter were already provided for?

A squat rack, a barbell, & some weights....um....I mean my wife! LOL!

What is the first word that comes to mind when you hear these words:

Fran:  Ouch!

WOD:  Sweet

Beach:  When?

Movie:  Comedy

Exercise:  I'm in!

Love:  Kim 

Cash Out:  Abs

What is your favorite thing/s about CrossFit Prevail?  The amazing Coaches & Members!  Love the positive & encouraging atmosphere!!

If there was a 'Kalah WOD' what would it have in it?  Running, Squatting, & Bench Pressing

Any tips for a newbie?  Don't try to compare yourself to anyone else.  Progress is slow & has to be earned.  If you have a goal at the gym don't be afraid to ask people for help!

Anything else you would like to add?  Thanks so much for picking me!!!  As Dani P would say, I love my gym!! :)

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